The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a realignment of company strategies to enable success during these disruptive times. Some of these decisions — such as the sudden shift to remote work due to stay-at-home orders — have created additional risk corporate boards must consider.
Data and information security
Here is a list of the steps your business should be doing at the absolute minimum when it comes to cybersecurity.
Accounting professionals know that data security is a more urgent concern than ever. Dustin Hall, a cybersecurity expert and director of CPACharge, recommends the following security tips to CPAs.
The IRS continues to have challenges protecting taxpayer data, and especially ensuring that its various applications provide complete and accurate audit trails, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA).
Quarantines prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have forced many organizations to deploy and configure technology to support 100% remote work and/or a mix of working remotely on certain days.
Some new technologies are starting to chip away at replacing the password. Let’s look at a few.
Finance professionals should keep their guard up against cybercriminals exploiting coronavirus concerns.
An expert outlines three of the top external cyberthreats accounting firms face and provides pointers on how to reduce a firm’s risk of becoming a victim.
New tools offer the promise of making automated machine learning available to organizations that don’t have AI or data analytics experts readily available.
This article discusses ways to prepare for this kind of cyberthreat.
The IRS places fresh emphasis on tax preparers’ responsibilities under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act safeguards rule.
The California attorney general’s office is seeking feedback on proposed regulations on the California Consumer Privacy Act, which will become the nation’s toughest data privacy law when it goes into effect Jan. 1.
Businesses with customers in California or the European Union must shore up their data collection practices or face significant fines.
An uptick in adoption of facial-recognition systems in retail, banking, travel, and other sectors calls on CPAs and other business leaders to assess the benefits of the technology against the risks.
Today’s tax firms must be vigilant against cyberthreats.
A not-for-profit organization called the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse has been collecting and reporting personal data breaches since 2005.
Protecting your firm from privacy breaches is often a matter of strong internal practices.
CPAs possess clients’ most sensitive personal and financial details, so it’s no surprise they’ve become prime hacking targets. Dustin Hall, a cybersecurity expert and director of CPACharge, recommends the following security tips to CPAs.
Your credentials might already be for sale on the dark web without your knowledge. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to monitor the dark web and shore up your cybersecurity defenses.
David Cieslak, CPA/CITP, CGMA, executive vice president and chief cloud officer, RKL eSolutions, explains how quantum computing will create vector-based cryptography, a system even hackers can’t penetrate.